Team

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Tarik Bougherira

Founder
As a former high-level athlete, former member of the Greco-Roman french wrestling team and after a successful background in a management school, Tarik Bougherira had entered the Art market since 2009 and started dealing with one of the most prestigious Napoleon collections. Aware of the lack of professionals dealing with the collections of the First Empire to the collectors and institutions, he carries out the establishment of his first gallery in 2016, where Art enthusiasts and historians are able to gather around the prosperous period of the Napoleonic era.

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Quentin Bonnefoy

Expert

Familiar with the Art market since his childhood, Quentin Bonnefoy at an early age got passionate about history, not later than his 10 years old, he carries out his first  acquisition, which builds his artistic comprehension and awareness. After working 5 years in a department store at the same time of his study in Art history at Sorbonne, he decides to gather his two passions, which are the commerce and the Art in order to immerse himself in the artwork expertise and support the collectors to enrich their heritage. His greatest speciality tackles the ancient painting during the french Romantic period as for the paintings from Géricault.

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Jérôme Cortade

Historical researches

Graduated in history with a specialization in paleography,  Jérôme Cortade worked with several auction houses as Tajan and Aguttes for more than 10 years and hold the functions as expert in autograph manuscripts. In 2015, the commercial court called upon his expertise about the case Aristophil in order to give a first assessment and run an inventory about the collection of manuscripts and ancient books. After working in the National Assembly library, he has joined Imperial Art in order to mainly deal with the archives research and to elaborate catalogs for the gallery.

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Jacques Lenormand

Expert

Former student from l’École du Louvre and accomplished auctioneer since 1976, Jacques Lenormand provides valuable guidance and advice about the art market evolution since the gallery was established in 2016. His wise support allowed the gallery to establish standards of excellence in its quest to find the best artworks.

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